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2014 Mixology Bar Awards Winners

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Hotelbar_Da Caio in The George, Hamburg

Hotel bar of the year: Da Caio, The George Hotel, Hamburg, Germany

Last Monday the 2014 Mixology Bar Awards were held at the Grand Hyatt in Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz with cocktail bars and bartenders throughout Germany, Austria, and Switzerland represented. The Mixology Bar Awards, now in their 7th year, kicked off Bar Convent Berlin, Europe’s most well-known bar show.

Irish barman Philip Duff and the German TV presenter Hadnet Tesfai hosted the red-carpet-event, which had 500 guests in attendance.

Below are this year’s winners.

Bar of the year (Germany): Spirits (Cologne)
Bar of the year (Austria): Dino’s American Bar (Vienna)
Bar of the year (Switzerland): Onyx Bar (Zürich)
Mixologist of the year: Arnd H. Heissen, Curtain Club at the Ritz-Carlton (Berlin)
Newcomer of the year: Reinhard Pohorec, The Sign (Vienna
Host of the year: Thomas Altenberger, Lebensstern (Berlin)
Spirit of the year: Tanqueray Malacca
Hotel bar of the year: Bar DaCaio (Hamburg)
Bar team of the year: Spirits (Cologne)
Bar menu of the year: Gamsei (Munich)
Mixology City Award 2014: Munich
Bartender’s Choice: Angostura Bitters



2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup Finalists Announced

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2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup

After much deliberation over hundreds of cocktails, we are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup. With the help of our local judges, all of whom are well-known bartenders themselves, the finalist have been chosen from each eligible market to represent their area and they will compete at the Anchor Penthouse on October 16. A trip to visit Luxardo in Italy and being crowned Luxardo Cocktail Cup Champion are on the line.

This year’s finalists are:

Austin: Ann Maynard, Parkside
Boston: Naomi Levy, Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks
Chicago: Liz Pearce, formerly of The Drawing Room
Los Angeles: Brittini Rae, Goldie’s
New York City: KJ Williams, Flatiron Lounge
San Francisco: Michael Jack Pazdon, Goose & Gander
Seattle: Nik Virrey, Liberty Bar

This year’s finals judges are:

David King, President of Anchor Distilling Company
Brian Kropf, Editor-in-Chief of Mutineer Magazine
David Nepove, USBG and Southern Wine & Spirits
Matteo Luxardo, 6th Generation Luxardo
Francesco Lafranconi, Executive Director of Mixology & Spirits Educator for Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada

On behalf of everyone at Luxardo, Anchor Distilling Co., and Mutineer Magazine, congratulations, and thank you to everyone who entered.



Napa’s Kitchen Door to Host Oktoberfest Lunch Sept 28

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Kitchen Door Oktoberfest

Napa’s Kitchen Door is doing their monthly craft beer dinner a little different this month, in that they’re doing a lunch in celebration of Oktoberfest. Kitchen Door, honored as a Michelin Guide Recommended Restaurant as well as one of Bon Appetit’s 7 Best Restaurants in Napa Valley, will be pairing five delicious German inspired courses with six incredible German and Germany-style beers from Weheinstephaner, Magnolia Brewing, Paulaner, Hacker-Pschorr, and Sudwerk Brewing.

There will also be a sausage making demo by Taylor Boetticher of Fatted Calf.

As always, Mutineer will be on hand for the festivities and attendees will walk away with their very of beer stein.

Tickets are very limited for this fun lunch and are $75 each, tax and gratuity included.

Mutineer will be on hand at the event and we hope to see you there.

Call or email Tim Seberson ASAP if interested in attending.
707-226-1560 // tim@kitchendoornapa.com



Berlin’s Bar Convent Convenes This October

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Bar Convent Berlin

Less than one month from now, over 6,000 members of the bar and spirits industry from around the world will head to Berlin for the 2013 Bar Convent Berlin. Bar Convent Berlin, now in its 7th year, is a trade fair, not a consumer show, and attendees will be welcomed by over 100 exhibitors from over 30 countries.

In addition to the trade fair itself, there will be panels and discussions held by experts from around the world, as well as tasting forums, demo bars, and more.

Mutineer Magazine is proud to announce that not only are we attending, but we are also an official media partner of the event. We are big fans of Bar Convent Berlin, as well as Mixology Magazine, the German trade magazine that was founded by two of Bar Convent Berlin’s shareholders, Jens Hasenbein and Helmut Adam.

Bar Convent Berlin will be held October 8th and 9th. For more information on Bar Convent Berlin or to purchase tickets, click here.



2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup Seattle and SF Semi-Finalist Recipes

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2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup

Below are the cocktail recipes of San Francisco’s and Seattle’s semi-finalists for the 2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup. See the full post »



2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup LA and NYC Semi-Finalist Recipes

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2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup

Below are the cocktail recipes of Boston’s and Chicago’s semi-finalists for the 2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup. See the full post »



2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup Boston and Chicago Semi-Finalist Recipes

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2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup

Below are the cocktail recipes of Boston’s and Chicago’s semi-finalists for the 2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup. See the full post »



2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup Austin Semi-Finalist Recipes

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2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup

Below are the cocktail recipes of Austin’s semi-finalists for the 2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup. See the full post »



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